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TUESDAY: Energy Secretary Moniz to Visit Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico with Senator Udall, Senator Heinrich, and Representative Lujan

August 29, 2013 - 4:35pm

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WASHINGTON – Tuesday, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz will travel to Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, New Mexico, and Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with Senator Tom Udall, Senator Martin Heinrich, and Representative Ben Ray Lujan to participate in closed press tours of the facilities and meet with employees.

At Sandia National Laboratories, there will be an open press technology showcase and a media availability following the tour of the facilities. At Los Alamos National Laboratory, there will be a media availability and photo opportunity.

Both laboratories are a part of the National Nuclear Security Administration’s nuclear security enterprise. Los Alamos National Laboratory is a design laboratory responsible for the safety and reliability of the nuclear explosives package in nuclear weapons. Sandia National Laboratories are responsible for the development, testing, and production of specialized non-nuclear components and quality assurance and systems engineering for all of the United States' nuclear weapons.

Los Alamos National Laboratory

WHO:

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz

Senator Tom Udall

Senator Martin Heinrich

Representative Ben Ray Lujan

WHAT:

Media Availability and Photo Opportunity

WHEN:

Tuesday, Sept. 3, 10:00 A.M. MDT

WHERE:

New Mexico Consortium Biology Laboratory

100 Entrada Dr.

 Los Alamos, N.M.

RSVP:

Fred deSousa, 505-665-3430, 505-500-5672  fdesousa@lanl.gov

Sandia National Laboratories

WHO:

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz

Senator Tom Udall

Senator Martin Heinrich

Representative Ben Ray Lujan

WHAT:

Open Press Technology Showcase and Media Availability at Sandia National Laboratories

WHEN:

Tuesday, September 4; 3:00 P.M. MDT

WHERE:

Steve Schiff Auditorium

Sandia National Laboratories

Albuquerque, NM.

RSVP:

To RSVP and arrange escort to the open press event at Sandia, contact Stephanie Holinka at slholin@sandia.gov or 505-284-9227

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